Sightings Articles

Laudato Si | Pope Francis | environment


In the cartoon, Pope Francis, at prayer, says, “Sooo. That went over like a lead balloon.”...

July 13, 2015

Laudato Si | Pope Francis | climate change | Galileo | John Paul II | Sandro Magister | Jeb Bush | Rick Santorum

How's the Weather in Rome?

The world is abuzz with the release of the new Papal Encyclical on the Environment “Laudato Si.”...

July 2, 2015

Paul Ricoeur | Pope Francis | Laudato Si | Confederacy | Charleston | Clementa Pinckney | grace | US Supreme Court | Affordable Care Act | gay marriage

Religion Overwhelms in News

Sightings this week belongs to the “catching our breath” or “cleaning our glasses” category of columns. Note that for once it lists no sources or resources at the end. There are simply too many to cite. We cannot recall, in our sixteen years of “sigh...

June 29, 2015